Xavier Institute of Business Administration (XIBA)

XIBA was started in August 2012 as the Department of Master of Business Administration, approved by AICTE and affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. Xavier Institute of Business Administration (XIBA) offers a 2-year Master’s programme (M.B.A.). XIBA has elevated as Research Centre in Business Administration in the Year 2019.

XIBA is in a lush green environment inside the St. Xavier’s College and has a team of well qualified and highly dedicated faculty, is led by senior Jesuit fathers, who together strive towards holistic development of the students. XIBA since then has grown in strength and is actively working with Industries in this region to develop future leaders who are driven by Excellence and Ethics. XIBA has produced over 300 managers and has admitted its 8th Batch of students in July 2019.

St. Xavier’s College

St. Xavier’s college is run by the Society of St. Francis Xavier, a body registered under the Societies Registration Act, (S.No.3 of 1920 – 21) having its office at Palayamkottai. The College was started in 1923 by the dedicated French Jesuit Missionaries in Palayamkottai which was once considered poor and backward.

In recognition of its academic excellence, St. Xavier’s college was conferred with autonomous status. It is free to determine the course frame, syllabi for the courses and adopt suitable pedagogy and evaluation methods. The College is an affiliated college under Manonmaniam Sundaranar University which will award degrees with the name of St. Xavier’s College mentioned on the degree. UGC conferred on the College the status of “College with Potential for Excellence” in 2004 and for the second time in 2010.

The College was accredited with Five Stars status by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) on 17th April 2000. The college was re-accredited with ‘A++’ Grade by NAAC in September 2019 and with a CGPA of 3.66, during the fourth cycle of accreditation under NAAC.


Our Vision

To form competent, committed, creative and compassionate leaders who excel in what they feel, think and act with values of Justice, Peace and Love.



Our Mission

  • To unearth innate talents and build positive self image

  • To build skills that make the students become able individuals

  • To acquire knowledge that shapes the students become capable persons

  • To develop an attitude that helps to be socially responsible

  • To gain confidence to become entrepreneurs

  • To help students become global citizens with local concerns



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